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Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – July 28 to August 3, 2008

Next Week at the Canadian Museum of Civilization – July 28 to August 3, 2008

Gatineau, Quebec, July 23, 2008 – Activities are free with Museum admission unless otherwise indicated.

On the Edge
by Elizabeth Pickard and Jennifer Boyes-Manseau
Tuesday, July 29 and Wednesday, July 30
1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Thursday, July 31
4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Special Exhibitions Gallery D

Dramamuse, the Museum’s theatre company, brings to life the struggles and hopes of three women – one English, one French and one Spanish – who came to live in North America 400 years ago. In partnership with the Gallery Theatre Program of the Missouri Historical Museum. In conjunction with Jamestown, Québec, Santa Fe: Three North American Beginnings.

Justice in New France
by Pierre Drolet
Thursday, July 31, Friday, August 1 and Saturday, August 2
1:30 p.m. (French)
3 p.m. (English)
New France Square (Canada Hall)

Dramamuse, the Museum’s theatre company, invites you to observe or get involved in an eighteenth-century court case. A fur trader has broken the law. Is he an honourable man or a cheat who just wants to avoid punishment?

Awaken the Artist Within!
Ongoing
Gallery C

Draw inspiration from original folk art pieces and create your own unique work of art in the exhibition’s activity space.
In conjunction with the exhibition Heart and Soul : Quebec Folk Art.

Music Moves
Wednesday, July 30
8 p.m.
Theatre

Dancers Marie-Josée Chartier and Dan Wild bring words and movement to Arvo Pärt’s Spiegel im Spiegel and violinist Erica Rohm animates a suspended torso in Omar Daniel’s The Flaying of Marcius.
Tickets: Adults: $20; students: $10

A Soldiers Tale” with Santee Smith
Friday, August 1
8 p.m.
Theatre

Igor Stravinsky’s epic A Soldiers Tale recounts a remarkable episode in the history of Aboriginal peoples with Mohawk choreographer Santee Smith, members of the Hamilton Phiharmonic, James Sommerville and the Gryphon Trio.
Tickets: Adults: $20; students: $10.
In partnership with the Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival.

CANADIAN CHILDREN’S MUSEUM
(Located in the Canadian Museum of Civilization)

The ABCs of Tools
Monday, July 28
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Join us in the Studio and learn why it’s always important to use the right tools for the job. A great way to learn everything you ever wanted to know about tools!
In conjunction with the exhibition Bob the Builder – Project: Build It.

The Construction Zone
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Put on your hard hats and let the building begin. A load of bricks has just been delivered, so now is your chance to become an architect and build your own outrageous structure!
In conjunction with the exhibition Bob the Builder – Project: Build It.

Sunflower Valley
Thursday, July 31
10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Join us to make your own giant flower — just like the ones in Sunflower Valley!
In conjunction with the exhibition Bob the Builder – Project: Build It.

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